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The FBI Director thinks this company found an answer to 'going dark'

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Key escrow, anyone?

Oh, banks have cameras? Two men arrested for ATM jackpotting scheme must've forgot

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Perpetrators dress up like repair technicians and then use malware to get the ATM to eject thousands of dollars of cash.

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.

Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.

Russia's reliance on cybercriminals has a 'silver lining,' says top DOJ lawyer

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A top Justice Department official says that a “silver lining” exists in the fact that Russia’s Federal Security Service, or FSB, a foreign intelligence service, were reliant on a pair of cybercriminals to hack into Yahoo and collect information. On March 15, the Justice Department announced the indictment of four individuals involved in a massive data breach that occurred at Yahoo in 2014, including two FSB officers and two cybercrime-oriented contractors.

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